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There are 7 ways to get from France to Bilbao Airport (BIO) by taxi, train, plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Taxi, train to Porto, fly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from France to Caminha
  2. Take the train from Caminha to Viana do Castelo
  3. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Bilbao (BIO) OPO - BIO

$148 - $317

Cheapest option

Train  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Guillarey to Bilbao-Abando Ic

$95 - $117

5 alternative options

Bus to Vigo, fly  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Tabagón to Puxeiros
  2. Fly from Vigo (VGO) to Bilbao (BIO) VGO - BIO

Bus, train to Santiago de Compostela, fly  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Tabagón to Vigo
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
  3. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Bilbao (BIO) SCQ - BIO

Bus MonBus  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Tabagón to Vigo Tui
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Bilbao Ouibus

Bus ALSA  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Tabagón to Vigo Tui
  2. Take the bus from Vigo to Laredo
  3. Take the bus from Laredo to Bilbao

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from France to Bilbao Airport (BIO) 461.1 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from France to Bilbao Airport (BIO) is to train which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 12 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from France to Bilbao Airport (BIO) is to taxi and train and fly which costs 120€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between France and Bilbao Airport (BIO) is 504 km. The road distance is 737.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from France to Bilbao Airport (BIO), including transfers.

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The best way to get from France to Bilbao Airport (BIO) is to train which takes 12 h 55 min and costs 80€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Bilbao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bilbao Airport (BIO) is 1 h ahead of France. It is currently 11:29 PM in France and 12:29 AM in Bilbao Airport (BIO).

Yes, the driving distance between France to Bilbao Airport (BIO) is 738 km. It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to drive from France to Bilbao Airport (BIO).

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Volotea, TAP Portugal, Air Europa and Iberia offer flights from Porto Airport to Bilbao Airport.

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There are 447+ hotels available in Bilbao Airport (BIO). Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from France to Bilbao Airport (BIO).
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  • Distance: 315.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between France, Viana do Castelo, Portugal and Bilbao Airport (BIO), Spain?

Spanish Railways (RENFE) operates a train from France to Bilbao Airport (BIO) once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $110 and the journey takes 10 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from France to Bilbao Airport (BIO) via Tabagón, Vigo, Bilbao, and Termibus in around 13 h 7 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Porto to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Train operators
Portuguese Railways (CP)

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal, and spans over 2700km, with trains being split into four main types: regional and intercity trains, international and domestic high-speed trains, and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto - these train stations connect to trains in Portugal's main cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Caminha to Viana do Castelo
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cp.pt
2nd Class
$3 - $4
1st Class
$2 - $4
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Santiago de Compostela
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Guillarey to Bilbao-Abando
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
Automoviles de Tuy, S.A.
Phone
+34 (0) 986 61 02 55
Website
automovilesdetuy.es
Bus from Tabagón to Puxeiros
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
automovilesdetuy.es
Bus from Tabagón to Vigo
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
automovilesdetuy.es
MonBus
Phone
+34 982 29 29 00
Website
monbus.es
Bus from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
monbus.es
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Vigo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Vigo to Laredo
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Laredo to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
alsa.com
Other operators
Taxi from France to Caminha
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$10 - $13

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